Category Archives: Parks

August 11

Terry Hershey Park

Terry Hershey Park stretches along the Buffalo Bayou from Beltway 8 to Hwy 6. The park has a unique shape – long and skinny—but this only makes cycling in it that much more enjoyable. Named after Terry Hershey, the founder of the Bayou Preservation Society, the park has two major trail systems. One, the Buffalo […]

August 08

Eleanor Tinsley Park

Picture yourself in a stretch of land nestled between two major Houston thoroughfares that is separated by Buffalo Bayou. Doesn’t exactly sound like a go-to destination, does it? This is, however, precisely the location of Eleanor Tinsley Park, a well-know and easily accessed park boasting hike and bike trails, acres of open lawn, a boat […]

July 15

Boneyard Dog Park & Drinkery

Washington Avenue has gone to the dogs and Houston is all the better for it. Boneyard Dog Park & Drinkery is Houston’s first dog park and bar. And although there are other bars in Houston that are dog-friendly, Boneyard has an actual, 7,000 sq. foot dog park where both bar-goers and their canine friends alike […]

May 07

Discovery Green

Discovery Green is in the center of the city, surrounded by the George R. Brown Convention Center, Minute Maid Park, corporate office buildings and a number of bars and restaurants. However, there is much more to this urban park than its location. The park offers endless options when it comes to entertainment. Naturally, we wanted […]

July 17

Market Square

In the center of Downtown’s Historic District, Market Square is a small plaza placed in a spot where one would think a building should stand. Since its grand re-opening in 2010, it has acted as a cure-all for anyone in need of a quiet taste of culture. In the Square you will find a charming […]

July 02

Houston Japanese Gardens

There is something incredibly captivating about the Japanese Gardens. It’s as if some unseen giant cut a piece of Japan out and brought it to Houston to hide amongst the trees in Hermann Park. We’ve never seen anything quite like this garden in Houston. It could quit possibly be Godzilla’s summer home here, unbeknownst to […]

June 12

Memorial Park

Houston is known as a hot and humid slab of concrete and pavement. However, there are places in the city that offer a relief from the heaviness of city life. Located just inside the 610 West Loop near the Galleria area, Memorial Park is a 1,466 acre piece of land that offers Houstonians many outdoor […]